Weekly Roundup: Kate Harding, Daniel H. Wilson, Raffi

Happy Wednesday (and Happy November!). Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:     Kate Harding’s tweet: “I am sorry for all the times I stabbed men, just a little, in my previous workplace. After years of counseling, I stopped stabbing men” – went viral. And with good reason!       …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Charles Mann, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week :     Jessica Valenti notes, in this week’s Guardian column, that it’s been a bad week for men. For bad men, anyway …     To have your book mentioned in the same breath as work by heavyweight historians like David McCullough and …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Stephanie Coontz, Urvashi Vaid

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Jessica Valenti asks the question, what comes after #metoo? It’s not enough to identify the victims …   Stephanie Coontz weighs in on 21st century marriage in America with her usual insight.   Congratulations to Urvashi Vaid for her appointment as …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Charles Mann, Kate Harding, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Charles C. Mann has been quoted many times this week regarding Columbus Day, nowhere as well as in this article.   Kate Harding continues her popular book tour for NASTY GIRLS, most recently in the Pacific Northwest.   Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti, Charles Mann

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Face it – you’ve always wondered what Neil deGrasse Tyson’s office looked like. Here’s a video tour of the oddball objects he’s collected over the years.   In her weekly Guardian post, Jessica Valenti notes that it’s easy to take the …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti, Edith Widder

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Neil deGrasse Tyson describes what he calls the “unraveling of an informed democracy” in this video. Chilling.   Jessica Valenti expresses her disappointment in Ivanka Trump.   Edith Widder describes an unexpected and unwanted side effect of Hurricane Marie: the darkening of …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Stephanie Coontz, Daisy Hernandez, Robert Kirshner

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Australia is about to poll its citizens about their opinions regarding same-sex marriage, and Stephanie Coontz was asked to weigh in on the history and purpose of the institution.   You may never have heard of the infectious disease Chagas, but 300,000 …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Lilly Ledbetter, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Jessica Valenti, like many of us, is unhappy with the Department of Education’s plans to roll back Title IX protections against sexual assault on college campuses.   Heads up, Fort Wayne! Lilly Ledbetter is coming to town this March during Women’s History …Read More

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